According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 8,200 people died in 2013 from heroin overdoses. Naloxone is a drug that – when administered early in an overdose situation – can reverse the affects and save a life. Read more to learn how first responders can implement a naloxone program.
Lessons in Enhancing Quality AssuranceLaw enforcement agencies are continually challenged to meet heightened standards of transparency and public accountability. Read how the Police Foundation helped the Tampa Police Department address this need by enhancing their Quality Assurance program.
Information and ResourcesRead the latest paper from the Executive Session on Community Corrections, sponsored by the Harvard Kennedy School and National Institute of Justice, to learn about bringing meaningful change to the corrections system. Click below to learn more.
Information and ResourcesDOJ recently announced the opening of the FY 2017 CTAS, which will provide funding to American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments and tribal consortia to support public safety, victim services, and crime prevention. Click below to learn more.
BJA Smart Suite Summit SpotlightClick below to learn more about how justice practitioners and researchers are using data and technology to enhance public safety.
Information and ResourcesCheck out the new BJA resource, the Police-Mental Health Collaboration Toolkit. Find out how law enforcement agencies can work with mental health providers to use best practices to respond to people with mental illnesses. Click below to learn more.
Who We AreThe Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is a training and technical assistance (TTA) resource to help state, local, and tribal justice agencies achieve safer communities.
What We DoBJA NTTAC works to improve the criminal justice system by providing rapid, expert, coordinated, and data-driven TTA to support practitioners in reducing crime, recidivism, and unnecessary confinement.
How We Can HelpBJA and BJA NTTAC can provide your agency FREE TTA to address your community’s justice-related challenges. We support a wide variety of services – from onsite and distance learning training to assistance in implementing evidence-based programs – to address the unique needs of your community.
“The Durham Police Department wanted to express our gratitude to the team at the Bureau of Justice Assistance National Training and Technical Assistance Center, who provided assistance through their associates, the Virginia Center for Police Innovation, in creating a solid foundation for our award winning “Good Neighbor Program.” The insight and guidance catapulted the program from good to excellent and the entire Durham community is better for their efforts!”Dave KurzChief of PoliceDurham (NH) Police Department
“BJA NTTAC's assistance allowed my department to have a starting point in a major re-tooling of our crime analysis program. We have no one with real experience in this area, but we knew that we needed to make changes to improve. Through BJA NTTAC, we were able to make informed decisions as we move forward.”Matt LethinDetective SergeantSan Mateo (CA) Police Department
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Tribal Probation Academy - Session III (Fall 2016)
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Law Enforcement Naloxone Toolkit
National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit
Body-worn cameras can help citizens and police be more accountable for their actions. But how much does it cost? What interactions should police record? Where should departments store data and for how long? Check out BJA’s web-based toolkit for those interested in planning and implementing a body-worn camera program to strengthen community trust and confidence in the justice system.